Gordon L. Elliott

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In this paper we explore the number of tree search operations required to solve binary constraint satisfaction problems. We show analytically and experimentally that the two principles of first trying the places most likely to fail and remembering what has been done to avoid repeating the same mistake twice improve the standard backtracking search. We(More)
In this second part of our study, we examined the extent of agreement between treating practitioners and expert witnesses on psychiatric diagnoses in evidence presented in criminal proceedings. We found good agreement on diagnoses of acquired brain injury, schizophrenia-spectrum psychoses, depressive disorders, intellectual disability, substance abuse, and(More)
Human erythrovirus (parvovirus) B19 (B19) is a common human pathogen. The recent discovery of three genotypes, 1 to 3, raised issues related to the ability of genotype-specific antigens to cross-react with antibodies elicited by other genotypes. This study assessed antibody capture and immunoglobulin G (IgG) cross-reactivity between genotype 1 and genotype(More)
OBJECTIVE The criminal justice system relies on the opinions of expert witness to assist in decisions about fitness to stand trial (FST) and verdicts of not guilty by reason of mental illness (NGMI). The aim of the present study was to assess the level of agreement between experts about these legal issues using a consecutive series of serious criminal(More)
The purpose of this study was to assess the extent of agreement on psychiatric diagnosis in written evidence provided by experts in serious criminal matters in Australia. We found good or very good inter-rater agreement on the diagnoses of acquired brain injury, schizophrenia-spectrum psychosis, substance-induced psychotic disorder, and intellectual(More)
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